Finding a particular scientific document amidst a sea of thousands of other documents can often seem like an insurmountable task. "The Structure of Scientific Articles" shows how linguistic theory can provide a solution by analyzing rhetorical structures to make information retrieval easier and faster.
Through the use of an improved citation indexing system, this indispensable volume applies empirical discourse studies to pressing issues of document management, including attribution, the author's stance towards other work, and problem-solving processes.
Simone Teufel is senior lecturer at the natural language and information processing group at the University of Cambridge computer laboratory."
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